TBI Names State Winner in 2017 Missing Children’s Poster Contest

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced 10-year-old Khushi Patel as the winner of the state’s 2017 Missing Children’s Poster Contest. Her entry, chosen from dozens of submissions, has already been submitted to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) poster contest representing of the State of Tennessee in the national competition. Khushi … Continue reading TBI Names State Winner in 2017 Missing Children’s Poster Contest

AMBER Alert Update 6: Elizabeth Thomas

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed a sighting of the 15-year-old victim in an ongoing AMBER Alert, along with the 50-year-old man believed to have kidnapped her earlier this month. Late Thursday, after receiving information from a tip, investigators obtained surveillance images from a Walmart on East I-240 Service Road in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 6: Elizabeth Thomas

3 Additional Men Charged in Ongoing TBI Tipton County Homicide Case

MEMPHIS – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested two additional men in the ongoing investigation into a January homicide in Covington. At the request of 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant, TBI Agents began investigating the death of Timothy Edwards on January 19th, shortly after officers from the Covington Police Department discovered … Continue reading 3 Additional Men Charged in Ongoing TBI Tipton County Homicide Case

TBI Agents Investigating Chattanooga Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED: 11:05 EST, March 29, 2017 At the request of 11th District Attorney General Neal Pinkston, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Chattanooga early Wednesday morning. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at approximately 1:30 EST Wednesday morning at a home in the 300 block of Shawnee … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Chattanooga Officer-Involved Shooting

AMBER Alert Update 5: Elizabeth Thomas

One week after issuing an AMBER Alert for Elizabeth Thomas, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation remains hopeful and committed to its efforts to reunite the young girl with her family, friends, and community, as the search for her and her alleged kidnapper continues. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13th and is believed to have been … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 5: Elizabeth Thomas

AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

One week ago today, Elizabeth Thomas vanished from Columbia, Tennessee. Our efforts to locate her – and the man believed to have kidnapped her – remain active and ongoing, but to this point have produced no credible sightings or actionable information about their whereabouts. The individuals could be anywhere, and the TBI continues to urge … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 4: Elizabeth Thomas

AMBER Alert Update 3: Elizabeth Thomas

Efforts to locate missing high school freshman Elizabeth Thomas remain active and ongoing as the concern about her relationship with former teacher Tad Cummins – and his intentions for her – only heighten the urgency surrounding this ongoing AMBER Alert in Tennessee and Alabama. Thomas, 15, disappeared on Monday, March 13th and is believed to … Continue reading AMBER Alert Update 3: Elizabeth Thomas

TBI Agents Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 30th District Attorney General Amy Weirich – and per the Memorandum of Understanding in place between the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, and the District Attorney General – the TBI is investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Lakeland earlier today. Preliminary information indicates … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Shelby County Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Tad Cummins, of Columbia. Cummins (DOB 7-1-66) is wanted by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Aggravated Kidnapping and Sexual Contact with a Minor. On March 13th, Cummins … Continue reading TBI Adds AMBER Alert Suspect to State’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ List

TBI Agents Investigating Crockett County Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATED: 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 18, 2017 At the request of 28th District Attorney General Garry Brown, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon near Alamo. Preliminary information indicates the incident began shortly around 2:15 PM CST, when a subject, identified as Rodney James Hess (DOB 4-6-80, of … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Crockett County Officer-Involved Shooting